Treatment of Arterial Malformations

  • Raul Mattassi
  • Dirk A. Loose


Pure arterial malformations represent only about 8% of all vascular anomalies. They can be divided into aneurysms, hypoplasia (stenosis), aplasia and anomalies of site and course. Many are asymptomatic, but some require treatment because the disease can be severe or may even become life-threatening.


Subclavian Artery Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Artery Aneurysm Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm Visceral Artery Aneurysm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raul Mattassi
    • 1
  • Dirk A. Loose
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Vascular Surgery, Center for Vascular Malformations “Stefan Belov” “G. Salvini” HospitalGarbagnate Milanese (Milan)Italy
  2. 2.Center for Circulatory Disturbances and Vascular Defects, Department for Angiology and Vascular SurgeryFacharztklinik HamburgHamburgGermany

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